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50 Years of Space Exploration

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Where have we been in space – 50 Years of Space Exploration.  I missed this very cool graphic when it was first published 3 years ago.  Original at http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamcrowe/4002050596/in/set-72157622579426670/

Space is the new black.

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(We always knew it was cool!) Great article by Wilson da Silva, looking back at an awesome summer for space – capped off by Felix Baumgartner’s awesome jump! http://www.smh.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/space-is-the-new-black-20121016-27o43.html

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Great Popular Mechanics story about Planetary Resources and “How to Mine an Asteroid”. http://goo.gl/vHqIo

Soyuz TMA-05M Launch

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Awesome shot of the Soyuz TMA-05M launch taken by Carla Cioffi/NASA.  This launch carried Yuri Malenchenko, Sunita Williams and Akihiko Hoshide to the International Space Station on Sunday July 15,…

Apollo Soyuz – a landmark anniversary

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Exactly 37 years ago today, American and Russian spacecraft docked in space for the first time as part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project. The auspicious event symbolized a new era…